The first table below looks at the demand for LINQ skills in IT contracts advertised for the Oxfordshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited LINQ over the 3 months to 1 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category for the Oxfordshire region.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Language Integrated Query (LINQ)
Rank 48 50 50
Rank change year-on-year
+2 0
Contract jobs citing LINQ 2 1 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 0.41% 0.20% 0.56%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.68% 0.93% 2.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 1
Average daily rate
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£275 - £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £324 £310 £313
% change year-on-year
+4.43% -0.80%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £24.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
- -31.42%
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Oxfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
119 108 149
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 24.69% 22.00% 27.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 73 62 78
Average daily rate £300 £340 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.76% +4.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £165 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £475 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 5
Average hourly rate £12.30 £190.00 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-93.52% +927.02%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +7.69%
LINQ
South East

LINQ
Jobs Demand Trend in Oxfordshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing LINQ across the Oxfordshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

LINQ Jobs Demand Trend in Oxfordshire

LINQ
Daily Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing LINQ across the Oxfordshire region.

LINQ Daily Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

LINQ
Contract Job Locations in Oxfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing LINQ within the Oxfordshire region over the 3 months to 1 August 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Banbury - - - -
Henley-on-Thames - - - -
Oxford - - - -
Wallingford - - - - 1
LINQ
South East

LINQ
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Oxfordshire region citing LINQ also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited LINQ.

1 11 (100.00%) C#
1 11 (100.00%) .NET
1 11 (100.00%) MVC
1 11 (100.00%) jQuery
2 10 (90.91%) JavaScript
3 7 (63.64%) HTML
3 7 (63.64%) CSS
3 7 (63.64%) HTML5
4 6 (54.55%) NoSQL
4 6 (54.55%) CSS3
5 5 (45.45%) SQL Server 2012
5 5 (45.45%) Couchbase
5 5 (45.45%) ASP.NET MVC 4
5 5 (45.45%) MongoDB
5 5 (45.45%) ASP.NET MVC
5 5 (45.45%) Dependency Injection
5 5 (45.45%) Migration
5 5 (45.45%) ASP.NET
5 5 (45.45%) SQL Server
5 5 (45.45%) Visual Studio
6 4 (36.36%) Web Services
6 4 (36.36%) OOP
6 4 (36.36%) NHibernate
6 4 (36.36%) RESTful
7 3 (27.27%) WCF
7 3 (27.27%) WPF
8 2 (18.18%) Digital Marketing
8 2 (18.18%) Marketing
8 2 (18.18%) SAP Oil and Gas
8 2 (18.18%) Programme Management

LINQ
Top Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Oxfordshire region citing LINQ also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited LINQ. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Business Applications
1 2 (18.18%) SAP Oil and Gas
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (54.55%) NoSQL
2 5 (45.45%) SQL Server 2012
2 5 (45.45%) Couchbase
2 5 (45.45%) MongoDB
2 5 (45.45%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 5 (45.45%) Visual Studio
2 1 (9.09%) NUnit
General
1 2 (18.18%) Marketing
1 2 (18.18%) Electronics
1 2 (18.18%) Telecoms
1 2 (18.18%) Finance
1 2 (18.18%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 11 (100.00%) Developer
2 7 (63.64%) .NET Developer
3 5 (45.45%) C# .NET Developer
3 5 (45.45%) C# Developer
4 3 (27.27%) C# ASP.NET Developer
5 1 (9.09%) Software Engineer
5 1 (9.09%) Web Developer
5 1 (9.09%) Programmer
5 1 (9.09%) C# Software Engineer
5 1 (9.09%) .NET Software Engineer
5 1 (9.09%) .NET Programmer
5 1 (9.09%) Software Programmer
5 1 (9.09%) C# Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (100.00%) .NET
1 11 (100.00%) jQuery
2 7 (63.64%) HTML
2 7 (63.64%) CSS
2 7 (63.64%) HTML5
3 6 (54.55%) CSS3
4 5 (45.45%) ASP.NET MVC 4
4 5 (45.45%) ASP.NET MVC
4 5 (45.45%) ASP.NET
5 4 (36.36%) Web Services
5 4 (36.36%) NHibernate
5 4 (36.36%) RESTful
6 3 (27.27%) WCF
6 3 (27.27%) WPF
7 1 (9.09%) WF
7 1 (9.09%) Razor View Engine
Miscellaneous
1 2 (18.18%) DTV
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (100.00%) MVC
2 5 (45.45%) Dependency Injection
2 5 (45.45%) Migration
3 4 (36.36%) OOP
4 2 (18.18%) Digital Marketing
4 2 (18.18%) Programme Management
4 2 (18.18%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (9.09%) Software Engineering
5 1 (9.09%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 11 (100.00%) C#
2 10 (90.91%) JavaScript
3 2 (18.18%) SQL
Vendors
1 2 (18.18%) SAP